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Long Way Down | Burnin' Up | Naked | Flat Top | Impersonality | Name | Only One |
Somethin' Bad | Ain't That Unusual | So Long | Eyes Wide Open | Disconnected | Slave Girl

Goo Goo Dolls

Long Way Down

Oh here you are, there's nothing left to say
You're not supposed to be that way
Did they push you out? did they throw you away?

Touch me now and I don't care
When you take me I'm not there
Almost human, but I'll never be the same

Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own
Long way down, I don't want to live in here alone
Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own

I never put you down, I never pushed you away
You're not supposed to be that way
And anything you want, there's nothing I could say

Is there anything to feel?
Is it pain that makes you real?
Cut me off before it kills me

Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own
Long way down, I don't want to live in here alone
Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own

I never put you down, I never pushed you away
Take another piece of me
Give my mind a new disease
And the black and white world never fades to gray

Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own
Long way down, I don't want to live in here alone
Long way down, I don't think I'll make it on my own

Goo Goo Dolls

Burnin' Up

Said you're burnin' up inside, no one seems to tell
You're living from a personalized manual from hell

Life is pretty easy when it's from my easy chair
And you're burnin' up inside and no one cares

Said you had enough this time, cause time don't treat you well
You always cried coincidence, while I drew parallel

Life it seems so easy when it's from my easy chair
And you're burnin' up inside, burnin' up inside
burnin' up inside and you hurt me!

Try to take my hand tonight, I'll show you where to start
'Cause every word that left your lips is like a needle through my heart

And life it seems so easy when it's from my easy chair
And you're burnin' up inside, burnin' up inside
burnin' up inside and you hurt my eyes

(cause you're burnin' up inside)
Hurt my eyes
(cause you're burnin' up inside)
Hurt my eyes
(cause you're burnin' up inside)

Goo Goo Dolls

Naked

Yeah I'm fadin'
And I call out
No one hears me
Never been, never felt, never thought I'd say a word

Weighed down
Safe now

You're naked inside your fear
You can't take back all those years
The shots in the dark from empty guns
Are never heard by anyone
Never heard by anyone

Yeah I'm hiding
in the fallout
Now I'm wasted
They don't need me, don't want me, don't hear a word I say

Weighed down
Safe now

You're naked inside your fear
You can't take back all those years
The shots in the dark from empty guns
Are never heard by anyone
Never heard by anyone

Inside your head
No one's there
And I don't think I'll ever be
And I don't care

You're naked inside your fear
You can't take back all those years
The shots in the dark from empty guns
Are never heard by anyone
Never heard by anyone
By anyone
By anyone

Goo Goo Dolls

Flat Top

Flat top intervention
Bringin' home the new invention
See it there in pieces on the ground

A television war between the cynics and the saints
Flip the dial and that's whose side you're on

Ah, sleeping on the White House lawn ain't never changed a thing
Look at all the washed out Hippie dreams

And it's fallin' all around us
Is this some kind of joke they're trying to pull on us?
Fallin' all around us
I'll turn my head off for a while

The tabloid generation's lost
Choking on it's fear
Used to be that's all we had to fear

And conscience keeps us quiet while the crooked love to speak
There's knowledge wrapped in blankets on the street.

A visionary coward says that anger can be power
As long as there's a victim on TV

And it's fallin' all around us
Is this some kind of joke they're trying to pull on us?
Fallin' all around us
I'll turn my head off for a while

And my dirty dreams all come alive
On my TV screen
And assasination plots
Show me what I haven't got
Show me what I love, and who I'm s'posed to be
Show me everything I need
Show it all to me
Show it all to me

And it's fallin' all around us
Is this some kind of joke they're trying to pull on us?
Fallin' all around us
I'll turn my head off for a while

Goo Goo Dolls

Impersonality

When I was three feet tall
I loved 'em all
And lived life for myself
Fallin' down for laughs
Your photograph
Some puppets made of felt

Watching life in Oz Thanksgiving eve on Grandma's old TV
Dancing roundabout I'd twist and shout for everyone to see

Impersonality
It's leanin' hard on me

Momma's in a shop
Watching little sister by myself
Robbed a wishing pond
In a fleeting bond
Vowed to share the wealth

Scooping up the coins
A warning shot from some authority
Doesn't matter now but I'll shout out loud for everyone to see

Never got to know you
Did you ever wonder why?
Now it's nice to know ya
And I'm glad you're doing fine

Think of all the time lost
Was it really lost at all?
Now I'm so proud of ya
I'd love to tell you all I see
Listen hard to your realities

Impersonality
It's leanin' hard on me
Impersonality
It's leanin' hard on me

Goo Goo Dolls

Name

And even though the moment passed me by
I still can't turn away
'Cause all the dreams you never thought you'd lose
Got tossed along the way
And letters that you never meant to send
Get lost or thrown away

And now we're grown up orphans
That never knew their names
We don't belong to no one
That's a shame

But if you could hide beside me
Maybe for a while
And I won't tell no one your name
And I won't tell em' your name

And scars are souvenirs you never lose
The past is never far
Did you lose yourself somewhere out there
Did you get to be a star
And don't it make you sad to know that life
Is more than who we are

We grew up way too fast
And now there's nothing to believe
Reruns all become our history
A tired song keeps playing on a tired radio
And I won't tell no one your name
And I won't tell em' your name
I won't tell em' your name
Mmm, mmm, mmm,

I won't tell em' your name… Ow!

I think about you all the time
But I don't need the same
It's lonely where you are come back down,
And I won't tell em your name

Goo Goo Dolls

Only One

I'll open up my head awhile
Its been dead for years
Musta been a victim of my peers
One is for my happiness
The other for my health
The last is something bigger than myself

I ain't the only one, I ain't the only one
I ain't the only one to say

I'm talkin' to myself again
I'll just start a fight
Nobody can prove me wrong, I'm right
Anti-hero idol with a suicide excuse
A thousand other suckers will try and fill your shoes

I ain't the only one, I ain't the only one
I ain't the only one to say

I ain't the only one, I ain't the only one
I ain't the only one to say

Little pictures in my head are turnin' inside out again
'Cause fuckin' up takes practice I feel I'm well rehearsed
Because the past is a bully and the futures even worse
You tell me what you fear 'cause I can feel it like a curse

Well, you used to be a folk singer, now you're just a joke singer
Ain't no smokin' dope singer, swingin from a rope singer

I ain't the only one, I ain't the only one
I ain't the only one to say

Goo Goo Dolls

Somethin' Bad

Well they're shutting all the shops up on the avenue
And they're holding up for cheaper Chinese food
If I'm older now and have a tainted attitude
Why'd those neon lights all lose their common blue?

And it's not like me to feel so important
And it's not like me to go and wreck your day
And I never thought I'd see it so exploited
Ah but I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Oh yes I know that somethin' bad has gotta change

Well I see 'em working round the block till six a.m.
The thermometer's at minus five degrees
And I'm wondering where all that hard earned money goes
To her head or towards a shred of dignity

And it's not like me to feel so important
And it's not like me to go and wreck your day
And I never thought I'd see it so exploited
Ah but I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Oh yes I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Go!

And it's not like me to feel so important
And it's not like me to go and wreck your day
And I never thought I'd see it so exploited
Ah but I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Oh yes I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Yes I know that somethin' bad has gotta change
Oh yes I know that somethin' bad has gotta change

Goo Goo Dolls

Ain't That Unusual

Could you talk to me
Honestly?
'Cause I never heard a word you said now
And I ain't just being mean

'Cause all we are is what we're told
And most of that's been lies
It's like a made for TV movie
And I just blew my line

Someday you never made it
and maybe it never will
Hey, you never made it
And ain't that unusual?

Now I feel unknown
And it's safe that way
Are you too bored to care or too dumb to be scared now?
What's that supposed to mean?

I'm burned out on some empty reasons
Another waste of time
There's somethin' that I wish I'd said
But I don't think it'd rhyme

Someday you never made it
and maybe it never will
Hey, you never made it
And ain't that unusual?

See I'd love to be you
Then at least then I'd see you
Sorry I put them words in your mouth
But you wouldn't talk to me
Hey!

You're everyhing, I wanna have a try
I'm sick of everything now I'm not
Put my heavy coat on for a while
It's freezing in the corner of my mind

Someday you never made it
and maybe it never will
Hey, you never made it
And ain't that unusual?

Goo Goo Dolls

So Long

Don't take much lookin' back to know I took my coffee black then
Nothin's different now but nothin' seems the same and it's alright.
Your optimistic views your hundred dollar running shoes and
Carpel tunnel syndrome we all had a laugh about it

I'd love to stick around but I gotta tell you all

So long
Oh so long, oh so long
But I didn't wanna tell you all so long

Don't take much lookin' back to know I faked that heart attack then
And nothin's different now but nothin' seems the same and it's alright
You always spoke the truth from circa disco Abba boots and
All that showbiz talk, oh we all had a laugh about it

I'd love to stick around but I gotta tell you all

So long
Oh so long, oh so long
But I didn't wanna tell you all so long

Oh so long, oh so long
But I didn't wanna tell you all so long

I gotta get back to where I belong

Long
Oh so long, oh so long
But I didn't wanna tell you all so long

So long
Oh so long, oh so long
But I didn't wanna tell you all so long

Goo Goo Dolls

Eyes Wide Open

I'm a fortunate son of a fortunate son
Living large on the wrong side of town
Too many friends and the fun never ends
Drinkin' and hangin' around

I wanna rule the world, wanna swallow it whole
At least I could kick it all down
I wanna kick it all down

Eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be
My eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be

I don't take the bus and I never walk too far
The furthest I got was my own backyard
With a fist full of cash that somebody else earned
Send me some more when it all got burned

I wanna take control, wanna make it all mine
At least I could kick it all down
I wanna' kick it all down

Eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be
My eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be

You never ever know
You never ever know
You never ever know
You never ever know

I'll get what I want if I make up my mind
I'm turnin' you inside out

I wanna rule the world, wanna swallow it whole
I think I'll just kick it all down.
I wanna kick it all down.

Eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be
My eyes wide open, I can't see
Eyes wide open, what you mean
Eyes wide open, I can't seem to be
Eyes wide open (repeat and fade)

Goo Goo Dolls

Disconnected

I don't remember it doesn't ring a bell
And when you call me everything is swell

I tend to forget about the times we had
And now it doesn't matter 'cause I feel so sad

I've been disconnected
Someone pulled the plug
Oh you're so distant
Nothin's come along, yeah.

We've paid the price and now we're both alone
And if you call me you'll find me home
I've found another someone to take your place
Now if you don't mind please get outta of my face

I've been disconnected
Someone pulled the plug
Oh you're so distant
Nothin's come along, yeah.

Cause, I've been disconnected
Someone pulled the plug
Oh you're so distant
Nothin's come along

Goo Goo Dolls

Slave Girl

Let me tell you 'bout a girl I know
I drag her around wherever I go
This little woman drives me insane
She's tied to my ankle with a ball and chain

For sixteen years she's been hangin' around
Try'n' to bury me in a hole in the ground
Well I think it's time that I even the score
There's only room for one in this cage of yours

Don't save me when I startin' to drown
Don't use me when you don't want me around
Just be my slave girl 'cause that's all I need
So take a little step back to the stone age with me. Go!

Well I hear a strange noise as I lie in mybed
I feel a lotta water drippin' on my head
I look around tried to see through my hair
You left me alone, but do you think I care?

'Cause you moved me when I was takin' my time
You abused me when I'm outta line
You tried to warn me of the danger sign
So watch out! Go!

Well, you got me in the bondage of another age
You drive me to distraction in a primitive way
I can't control my instincts when I hear her say
"Just come around and see me if you lose your way"

So join my chain gang play along with me
I'll be your caveman, it's basic as can be
I'm not insane, man, I'm just outta my dream

Goo Goo Dolls

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